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An African afternoon tea is coming to London | Restaurants | Going Out | London Evening Standard

All smiles this lovely monday morning with this feature of my new pop-up, #AfricanAfternoonTea at LERATO LONDON in the London Evening Standard. It has been quite a journey to get to this point. I am looking forward to expressing my love for food to a wide audience and taking African food and culture to a really big stage.  Every step I have taken has been challenging and a learning curve and I am moving with full steam towards achieving my dreams of feeding the world. My African Afternoon Tea is creating a lot of buzz in the UK after the launch in Eastbourne at The Cookshelf. Now we are approaching the launch of Lerato London in London!! Haha I will be sharing images of some treats from my menu on the run up to launch date on the 11th of September. Do follow me to see more of what you can enjoy at this special event coming to London.  I look forwars to meeting you all and sharing the wonderful gift of food together.Please spread the …

Celebrating June with sunshine in my heart & on my plate. 

The June baby that I am, I woke up filled with glee, not only because it is the month of my birth, but because the month blesses us with the prospect of summer at its peak with the solstice.   The days get longer, sunnier and warmer. It doesn’t matter whether I am in England  or in Nigeria in the sweltering heat, with temperatures averaging about 40 degrees centigrade, just the thought of June fills my heart with joy, warmth and wonderful expectation. It is summer in my heart and true to the cook that I am, it will be sunny on my plates.  I am inspired to eat gorgeous and colourful greens like the seasonal corn also called maize, spinach which is in abundance in Nigeria, avocado with its rich buttery goodness, purple cabbage, oranges, the list goes on. Imagine the joy these humble foods can bring into any dish. A zesty fish poached in the juice of oranges, avocado whipped with green chilli and fresh herbs for a spread like no other, or …